Mercedes Emissions Claim

Information Hub for Clients

Find case updates and information regarding the Mercedes Emissions claim here. 

Check back here frequently to get timely updates.

CASE

UPDATES

CASE
UPDATE

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24/04/2024

The Mercedes claim will be heard in the Court on <date> 

Prior to this date <or insert alt date if different> all clients must have provided us with sufficient information for us to compile your Schedule of Claimant Information (SOCI) document.   

We will email you this document and you will need to review and sign for each vehicle you are claiming for. 

Your claim cannot proceed until you have this information. 

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17/04/2024

The Mercedes claim will be heard in the Court on <date> 

Prior to this date <or insert alt date if different> all clients must have provided us with sufficient information for us to compile your Schedule of Claimant Information (SOCI) document.   

We will email you this document and you will need to review and sign for each vehicle you are claiming for. 

Your claim cannot proceed until you have this information. 

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11/04/2024

The Mercedes claim will be heard in the Court on <date> 

Prior to this date <or insert alt date if different> all clients must have provided us with sufficient information for us to compile your Schedule of Claimant Information (SOCI) document.   

We will email you this document and you will need to review and sign for each vehicle you are claiming for. 

Your claim cannot proceed until you have this information. 

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07/04/2024

The Mercedes claim will be heard in the Court on <date> 

Prior to this date <or insert alt date if different> all clients must have provided us with sufficient information for us to compile your Schedule of Claimant Information (SOCI) document.   

We will email you this document and you will need to review and sign for each vehicle you are claiming for. 

Your claim cannot proceed until you have this information. 

KEY

DEADLINES

KEY
DEADLINES

Firm Deadline

This is when xxx is happening and you have to do this by then

Court Deadline

This is when xxx is happening and you have to do this by then

CASE

ROADMAP

CASE
ROADMAP

Step 1
Sign up

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Provide personal and vehicle information

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Step 3
Provide and approve final claim details

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Case result

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NEWS &

OPINIONS

NEWS &
OPINIONS

You may have seen My Diesel Claim in the news recently. See what our legal team and the papers are saying:

Ford to face trial alongside Mercedes for alleged emissions cheating
Mercedes facing 330,000 legal claims over ‘defeat devices’ in diesel vehicles
Car makers face more than a million claims in wake of ‘dieselgate’, judges told

LEGAL

JARGON

LEGAL
JARGON

We know legal terms can be confusing so here’s a handy guide of terms you may have seen in your emails and text messages.

A Group Register lists all the claims and helps identify how they will be managed as part of the Group Litigation Order.  

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MERCEDES

FAQs

MERCEDES
FAQS

Group litigation is way for a group of people with a common complaint to bring a legal claim. Legal action can be very costly for an individual. It may not be viable for a single person to bring a claim against a big company. A collective claim gives more people access to justice because the cost and resources are shared. 

Group litigation is usually run on a No-win, No-fee basis, reducing financial risk for claimants. Because of their size, group litigation claims can take up to a few years to be resolved. 

The amount that could be won is dependent on a number of factors, but we are aiming to claim back up to £10,000 for every driver. 

As each case progresses, we will be able to give a more accurate depiction of this figure, so be sure to check your emails after signing up to My Diesel Claim for updates. 

Yes. In May 2022, Volkswagen agreed to a £193million payment for around 91,000 drivers in an out of court UK settlement.

The settlement was a part of our VW1 claim for cars with EA189 engines, which were first registered between 2008 and 2015. Whilst this settlement is the first of its kind in the UK, we are confident it will not be the last.

We are still pursuing claims against the Volkswagen Group for vehicles registered from 2009 – 2020 and you can sign up now.

Your My Diesel Claim is being litigated on a No-Win, No-Fee basis, meaning it costs you nothing to join. If we do not win you compensation, we will cover all legal costs and you will not pay a penny.

If the case is won, a percentage will be deducted from your compensation costs to cover legal fees, court fees, and our success fee. Unlike some other firms, we cap our fees at a maximum of 50% (inclusive of VAT at 20%).

If you purchased or leased your vehicle in Scotland, your claim will be dealt with by our Scottish team. Scottish claims are also pursued on a ‘No-Win, No-Fee basis’, but different fee terms apply.

Type in your vehicles model at the top of this page for more information and to start your claim in under a minute.

For peace of mind, feel free to head to the Money Saving Expert website where a comparison of all the firms litigating the claim and their costs are laid out.

We have made the sign up process as simple as possible for you. In just three easy steps, you can sign up with Pogust Goodhead:  

  1. Input your car model at the top of this page to check it’s included in our claim
  2. Share your basic details with us online
  3. Fill in our questionnaire, which will be sent to you via email 

Once we have all the relevant information, we will be able to confirm your eligibility and include you on our claimants register. We’ll keep you updated as the case progresses.  

We believe customers have been deliberately misled about the amount of emissions their vehicles were producing, and think customers should be compensated for the following reasons:  

  1. The increased Nitrogen Dioxide levels are harmful to children, adults, and the environment
  2. Customers may have experienced higher fuel bills and maintenance costs
  3. The performance of these vehicles was negatively affected.

You can help the environment while making money by claiming back from your vehicle manufacturer. Input your vehicle model at the top of this page and start your claim in under a minute.  

Since Volkswagen were investigated in 2015, a number of car manufacturers have joined the scandal and have been investigated for diesel emissions fraud.
The brands include, but are not limited to:

• Mercedes
• Vauxhall
• Fiat
• Chrysler
• Jeep
• Renault
• Nissan
• Alfa Romeo
• Suzuki
• Many more

Pogust Goodhead are litigating against more manufacturers than any other UK law firm. You can read more on this on the Money Saving Expert website.

Yes, you can. Claims for vehicles with private plates are accepted in the same way as those with standard plates, and you can apply by using the chatbot on this page.  

After signing up, all our clients are asked to complete a questionnaire with some further details about their vehicle. When you input your private plate into the questionnaire, we will be able to automatically detect that it is a cherished plate and will supply a list of vehicles it could apply to.

Simply select the vehicle you would like to claim for and continue.  

Please note that if you have owned multiple eligible vehicles that have used the same private plate, you will need to make a claim for each of the vehicles individually via the MyDieselClaim.com homepage and submit questionnaires for each vehicle separately.

We will include the manufacturer and your unique matter/reference number at the top of all our email correspondence with you so that you can differentiate between the claims.  

Yes. We want to make sure the claim is as inclusive as possible and will therefore be accepting claims from all diesel vehicle owners who owned or leased a car or van between 2009 and 2020.

This includes drivers of second hand vehicles, as well as those who purchased or leased their vehicle from new. 

For the avoidance of doubt, you can use any of the buttons on this page to check your eligibility.

In 2022, Pogust Goodhead opened a Scottish office, where we are pursuing diesel emissions claims for our clients who purchased or leased their vehicles in Scotland.

We are investigating claims against Mercedes, BMW, Vauxhall, Volkswagen (non EA189 engines), Citroen, Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover, Volvo, Peugeot, Fiat, Renault, Hyundai and Nissan. If you purchased or leased a diesel vehicle from one of these manufactures between 2009 and 2020, you may be eligible able to join our Scottish claim. Type in your vehicle model at the top of this page for more information and to start your claim. Our team will assess whether you are eligible to claim in Scotland or England and Wales, based on your answers to our short questionnaire.

Yes. You are entitled to sign up for every diesel vehicle you owned, or still own, within the time period. Make sure to submit a claim for each vehicle individually on this page. 

Please be aware that, if you sign up with multiple vehicles, then you may receive multiple communications and requests for information. All emails will contain matter reference and VRN, so please check each correspondence carefully before submitting.

To find out your car’s engine type, you’ll need your 17 digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).  

This is usually stamped on the lower corner of the windshield on the driver’s side and on the door frame of the driver’s side door.  Some vehicles may also have their VIN stamped on a metal plate under the hood, near the engine compartment.  Please enter the VIN into an online VIN decoder and it will tell you your engine model.

If your car has an EA189 Engine, Pogust Goodhead will not be able to represent you further.  If you tick ‘not sure’ and we later establish you have an EA189, we will have to automatically terminate your client retainer.

Pogust Goodhead is paving the way for emissions claims in the UK, and our team of legal professionals are unrivalled in group litigation claims. 

We were integral in the £193M settlement with VW, and we are continuing to fight for justice for all UK drivers. 

We already have more drivers signed up than all other UK firms combined, meaning more people have put their trust in us to handle their claims. You can read more about the diesel emissions claim on the Money Saving Expert website. 

CONTACT

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CONTACT
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If you are unable to find what you are looking for on this page and need further assistance with your claim, you can speak to our dedicated emissions care team.

LiveChat: Get help from an agent

Phone: 0333 015 5900

We want to make sure the process is as simple as possible for you. We’re here to help every step of the way.